Cyclone Fani
Jharkhand  /  Published 05.05.19

NDRF chief prods state for own disaster combat unit

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will write to state chief secretary D.K. Tiwari recommending forming a state disaster response force in Jharkhand as soon as possible.Satya Narayan Pradhan, a 1...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Modi calls Naveen & Bengal governor, 'not Mamata'

As the sky cleared after Cyclone Fani, politics returned to the centre stage in Bengal with the Trinamul Congress and the BJP whipping up a storm over Prime Minister Narendra Modi allegedly omitting M...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.05.19

Cyclone Fani leaves 12 dead in Odisha, relief work underway

A day after the 'rarest of rare' summer cyclone Fani ravaged parts of Odisha, killing at least 12 people, a massive restoration-and-relief work was launched on war-footing on Saturday across 10,000 vi...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.19

In Kharagpur hotel, Mamata war room

Mamata Banerjee has suspended all political programmes on Friday and Saturday, switching from campaign mode to set up an improvised control room at a private hotel in Kharagpur to monitor cyclone Fani...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur

India  /  Published 03.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Calcutta airport suspends operations

By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 03.05.19

Cyclone Fani landfall expected in Odisha today

Warnings were issued over loudhailers on Calcutta’s streets, billboards were pulled down, airlines were advised not to operate in the city from Friday night and over 200 trains were cancelled in the...
By G.S. Mudur and Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation operations in Odisha

A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' moved closer to the eastern coast, ...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.19

Rain alert if storm sticks to its path

A severe cyclonic storm brewing over the Bay of Bengal is expected to bring to Calcutta very heavy rainfall, accompanied by 100kmph winds, on Saturday if it follows the predicted path.Met officials sa...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Fani-hit Puri back on feet

Puri has overcome the effects of Fani, the severe cyclonic storm that hit the coastal belt of Odisha exactly six months back on May 3 and flattened the pilgrim town. The town is now gearing up to welc...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Digha rough weather alert

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has shut Digha’s beaches for tourists and fishermen for two days since Friday night.Officials at the Digha Development Authority said weather officials had...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha


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